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gloucester's mayor released pictures of chief champ nelson cruz's cellphone. over the weekend, a mayor -- a woman contacted the mayor's office, saying she is concerned about her safety. according to an attorney for the city, that woman says, the police chief had been texting her nonstop on a personal level. a couple of days later, the mayor's office says another woman came forward, telling them about a second woman and that be investigated. in all, the mayor's office says, the chief was texting with two women, the city, immediately asked for the chief's city issued cellphone. the chief allegedly told the mayor, his phone is in his office and it's locked pay way. pay -- away. >> the chief's attorney claims that chief campanello left the phone in his office at the police station on september 7th and locked the office door. the city immediately requested the cellphone be retrieved from
it was not located in the office, as chief campanello stated. >> the reporter: the chief allegedly told the mayor, someone broke in to his office and that someone stole his phone, but there is surveillance video from the post office which allegedly shows the chief mailing the phone to his attorney. >> the phone was examined, it was discovered that all content had been erased. he told investigation that he had no idea how the cellphone was removed from his office mailed to his lawyer. >> the reporter: and also, if you remember, we first told you that there was also a detect sergeant that's been placed on leave. the mayor says they will not release any information about the findings on him. new tonight, the mayor says the issue isn't about the texting to the other women. it's about the chief lying to the mayor. for now, live in gloucester, malini basu, fox 25 news. >> vanessa: the former chief says he's the victim of a witch hunt. fox 25's kerry kavanaugh live
the city's decision is completely unjustified. >> the reporter: vanessa, at this office, they gave us a copy of the termination letter. they spoke with us about an hour before the city made its announcement, clearly, they were trying to get a jump opening kickoff what they say is the truth that the chief was wrongfully terminated. >> this investigation has been a witch hunt from the beginning, and the reasons given by the city for terminating the contract had nothing to do with the original inquiry that we're conducting. >> the reporter: have think popular police chief praised nationally for his angel program, a unique approach to helping drug addicts was placed on paid leave in mid september. two weeks later, leonard campanello is officially off the job for good. >> the chief is disappointed by the decision and strongly believes it's without justification. >> the reporter: what the city was investigating was initially unclear, but based on the termination letter, it appears they were looking in to communication he had with a woman, who according to the
>> during this inquiry, i continuously reminded them that they were violating his contract and the response i got was, we don't care about his contract. >> the reporter: the chief let his attorney do the talking, then late this afternoon, tweeted this. thank you, citizens of gloucester, for your belief in me. see you further on up the road. i loved working for you. hashtag, head held high. and the chief for his attorney would comment on the nature of the relationship with the first woman in question here. the city, howeve was a personal relationship. live in everett, kerry kavanaugh, fox 25 news. >> mark: now on fox 25 news, game on. >> i'll be excited to be back when i'm back. >> mark: the long wait is over. >> i'm not going to lie.
>> mark: the suspension served. >> obviously, it's exciting. >>ists going to be good to have him back. >> mark: now get ready for the return of the greatest of all time. >> the revenge tour starts. >> mark: tonight, tom brady is back. sight for sore eyes. taking a live look at the house that brady built in foxborough, patriots are welcoming their star back with open arms. the team and their fans putting yesterday's shutout loss in the rearview mirror, because today is all about this guy right here, tom brady, he's finally back. sports director tom leyden is live in foxborough, where there is excitement in the air tonight. tom? >> man, if that didn't get you fired up, i don't know what will. this date, october 3rd, hash circled on the calendar by patriots fans for quite some time. listen, they're 3-1. they got through the first four weeks pretty good, but
offensively yesterday this, couldn't come at a better time. tom brady, eligible to return. the big question, whether or not he showed up at the facility. you have to assume he has, but you will hear from some of his teammates in a minutes. maybe they didn't see him yet. tom brady will be a welcome addition to the offense that struggled yesterday against the bills p. the teammates very eager to have him back, but not so willing to say whether or not they laid eyes on him today. >> i haven't seen him yet. >> is he here today? >> i can't answer that >> i haven't seen him. >> have you seen tom yet today? >> no. >> obviously, thrilled to have him back. we know what type of player he's been. for this team. we know what type of leader he's been for this team, but all that being said, you know, we still have a job to do with him here now, so we're excited about the challenges that lie ahead. >> the reporter: you know, tom has been able to take advantage of this time off. he did get g to ann arbor to
went to italy for a vacation with his wife gisele and we know based on the competitor he is, he is eager and chomping at the bit to get back on the field with his teammates. that is the latest from gillette stadium. >> mark: when can we expect to hear from tom brady, fans, media everyone is excited to hear from him. >> of course. th brady to practice all week without being added to the active roster until saturday, so it makes you wonder if he's not on the active roster, does he the same obligation to talk to the media. it's never simple, never straightforward. maybe they want tom to get back in the mix without talking to the media, but i would anticipate, you would think he would talk on wednesday, but there is that wrinkle that leads you to believe he may not talk at all this week. >> mark: very interesting. we'll keep an eye on it. when he does speak, the sports world will be watching,
sports. >> vanessa: patriots nation never waivered in their loyalty to brady, constantly defending him against all the haters and now fans, they're fired up, ready forth revenge tour to get started this sunday. >> the revenge tour starts then. and brady is going to kill them. >> i can't wait for them to get back. >> the packups did their josh, but there was no tom brady. >> how do you think sunday will go against cleveland? >> we'll mop up the there are with him. >> -- floor with him. >> i can't wait. i'm souper stoked. >> mark: are. >> vanessa: one of tom brady's favorite targets someone of miss most vocal defend earns. julian edelman sent a message about how he feels about the end of deflategate and the return of his very good friend. the wide receiver took to twitter, tweeting, hashtag, free. >> mark: seemingly never-ending deflategate saga is finally over. it all started january 18th, 2015, with the pats accused of
then the fight dragged on for 21 months in the courts. and yes, we did the math, the suspension is over and the players association punted its last chance to beat the nfl. the union decided not to pursue any more appeals. today, fox 25 spoke to a sports attorney who felt not taking the fight to the supreme court was a mistake. >> now going forward, the commissioner can act as judge, jury, executioner, and appellate court and the players have no resource now so the supreme court represented the last line of offense for the nfl p.a. and to just punt on it, i wouldn't call it inexcusable, but it's a head scratcher, because they had nothing to lose. >> >> that is a point. might not have been at the stadium, but brady got in work yesterday. check it out right here. a fan caught the q.b. practicing in brookline and you can see the video for yourself on fox25boston.com. check out the sports section.
police say they were forced to shoot and kill a man, investigators say that man was a suspect in a robbery at a nearby bar and restaurant. officers say the deadly encounter happened when investigators tried to search his apartment. fox 25's kathryn burcham spoke with the other than of the restaurant, and that the suspect is accused of robbing and katherine, he says he easily identified that suspect for police. >> the reporter: that's because the owner tells me that the man who lived inside here on the fifth floor was a regulaat fact, ordered the same sandwich from that owner, nearly three times a week. he says, when that man tried to rob him last month, he immediately recognized his voice. this red cadillac, now part of a police involved shooting investigation is also ar regular fixture outside the nearby port hole pub, where the owner says the cadillac's driver was often a patron at the bar.
customers turned in to a suspect. gaudette says that customer an another man, wearing masks and sunglasses robbed him of bags of cash and tied up his minute antneli man in the office. gaudette told police he knew one of suspects was and that led officers to apartment 511 here this morning, armed with a search warrant: >> i thought something was happening that was a dangerous situation. >> the reporter: this woman says she heard a shot ring out after officer tried to enter them, he wouldn't be taken, and pointed a gun at them. >> somebody pulled a gun on a police officer. and i guess he had no choice. >> the reporter: investigators say three officers shot at the suspect, who died on scene. tonight, they're still working to determine how many shots were fired, and if there was any evidence in the apartment that tied the suspect to the port hole. and police have not yet named
family. they do tell us hover when they came here this morning, there was a woman inside the apartment with the man. they tell us she was not hurt in the shooting. live in lynn, kathryn burcham, fox 25 news. >> mark: an everett man accused of going on a dangerous drive is being held on $10,000 bail tonight. he's charged with hitting a state trooper on his motorcycle after yesterday's patriots game. jose perez rodriguez was arraigned on reckless operation charges in wrentham district court. police say he was driving the wrong way on gillette stadium when he grove into the trooper. detective captain chris wilcox suffered a broken nose and a skull fracture but is expected to recover. fox 25's bob ward will have new details on suspect's past from court coming up at 6:30 p.m. >> kevin: tracking a few showers out there this evening, drifting off to west. it won't be a big concern. where the showers will be first thing in the morning and the latest track on the big hurricane matthew. >> vanessa: a fiasco at a football field in lawrence.
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wedding, a thief ripped off all her gear. >> vanessa: the timing of this crime is especially shocker. chris harper joins us on the wedding day heartbreak. while the bride and groom were saying i do, their wedding photographer was saying, oh no. while this couple was celebrating the happiest day of their life, melissa stone was having one of the worst days of her life. >> i wanted to throw up. as the bride and groom were about to tie the knot, the panicked alyssa her stomach. >> it was right before the bride and groom were supposed to come down the aisle, and i just felt really helpless. >> the reporter: the south shore photographer was shooting only her second wedding it was saturday afternoon, at the cathedral of the holy cross, one of boston's most historic churches. >> how do you go in and steal somebody's livelihood? during communion. >> the reporter: during mass, someone stole alyssa's bag with all her gear sitting in one of
>> the reporter: the bag contained about $4,000 worth of equipment, equipment she needs as a photographer for several south shore newspapers. as for the newlyweds, alyssa was the second photographer working their wedding. >> what happened to me shouldn't ruin their day. it sucks, but we were still able to hopefully give them wedding photos. >> the reporter: well, several photographers have reached out to alyssa to donate or lend their equipment. and right now, alyssa says she's hopes of recovering any of her gear. in the control room, chris flanagan, fox 25 news. >> vanessa: new as 6. p, police in rhode island caught up with a man accused of robbing at least three different women in quincy. michael or began was taken into custody last thursday, he drove up to women who were walking and snatched their purses. one of the women told police they were thrown to the ground. horigan will face robbery and assault charges, once transported back to massachusetts.
convicted mobster, james "whitey" bulger lost today, the supreme court refused to hear his case. the justices turned away bulger's conviction of his appeal for his role in 11 murders and other crimes. bulger claims the federal prosecutor granted him immunity in the case. he spent 17 years on the run before he was arrested an convicted. he is serving a life sentence. >> vanessa: tributes to local law enforcements who responded to the search for the bombing suspect. >> mark: former sergeant dic donahue will receive the 9-11 the award is being handed out in san diego at the international association of chiefs convention. collier will receive the award posthumously. boston police officer john moynihan was just awarded the medal of award at the george hannah awards. moynihan was shot in the face in march of last year during a traffic stop.
first trailer for the boston marathon bombing documentary. >> them watching me accomplish things that i hadn't done before, kind of heals everybody. >> vanessa: that was seless cochran, one of the many survivors featured into the new film. the documentary will detail the attacks in the weeks that followed, lucciono the struggles and triumphs of the survivors, their families and first responders. it premieres next month. >> kevin: tracking a couple of showers out there right now. we've been doing that all afternoon long, but they've been drifting off to the southwest and away from worcester, away from boston, some in southern new hampshire too. you can see that drift with the very slow progression of these storms. actually, was a thunderstorm earlier in connecticut, had one in warren, massachusetts, earlier this afternoon, late in the afternoon also. there's a shower that's really coming down hard, but that's in connecticut now, it's come out of massachusetts and drifted southward. that one near munson, much less to it at this point.
athal, heavier rains, orange to turner falls, southwest new hampshire, weare to francis town and teterboro seeing heavier showers. lighter from manchester to hooksett and lighter for the drive in concord. you'll see the drift here, continuing this evening, so not a concern until later on tonight. that whole system spinning over the top of us, producing the showers out there, that moves eastward and pushes some on shore winds back toward us. we've been used to that lately. it will bring into the morning hours, particularly southeastern massachusetts during the morning. by the afternoon, the clouds break up, we're back to sunshine for most, and take a little more doing for you on cape cod and the islands, but there's sun for you in the forecast as well. your dinnertime temperatures, 59 in boston. 60 at plymouth and provincetown and 60's offer to the west. 68 in fitchburg. it was nice to get back to 70 though. so a couple showers or some patchy drizzle in the morning,
coastline, the sun starting to pop out. we'll average 58 degrees across the area in the morning. so from those 50's, here's where we're going tomorrow afternoon. near the shore, onshore winds, only keeping you near 60 degrees, even with sunshine. a little warmer to the west, 61 out there in newton, for instance, into worcester county, upper 50's to mid 60's. fitchburg, 64 degrees tomorrow afternoon. and all eyes are on the tropics. our weather, we have to track those showers, but this, this is matthew, a category 4 hurricane with just incredible winds. that are going to push that water right up against the coastline. all the storm surge data that we get, really takes into consideration what the land is underneath the wait every, as well as the coastline that it's approaching. and it would send a surge about 7 to 10 feet toward the coast of haiti. i was surprised to see that, because typically i would think a bigger storm surge, in the bahamas, the way the water is there, the same storm to give a storm surge up to 15 feet.
to get hit by a category 4, that's going to be devastating to the island. flooding, strong winds that will devastate the area. this comes through the bahamas, or at least forecast too. remember the center line is just the average. the tracks potentially can go west or east within this area, and by the time it gets toward the carolinas, on friday and into saturday, that's going to be the closest pass to the u.s. whether it comes inland to the west, or stays out to sea is still a big question beyond that. and the impacts for us would be determined by that. i'll save that for later. sunshine headed our way. back in a few minutes. we'll talk more about the spaghetti charts and i'll give you an idea of what my thinking is for impacts on us next weekend. >> mark: the longtime producer of boston's legendary july 4 esplanade shows is passing the baton. david newgar announced in july of 2017, the boston pops will take over managing the events. the independence day celebration
celebration of year. it was founded forray 3 years ago. >> vanessa: a smelly situation in boston an hundreds of people decided to check it out for themselves. including our elizabeth hopkins. >> ron: disgusting. >> mark: i think we know what it smells like. the big stink over this rare flour that's in full bloom at the joe plaia: every three days, someone in new hampshire is killed with a gun.
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it's called, the corpse flower. >> mark: we sent fox 25's elizabeth hopkins to find out if the flower really lived up to its name. >> >> the reporter: testify franklin park zoo, -- at the franklin park zoo, there's something funky going on. did you forget to put deodorant on. >> no. ask a dozen people what it smells like and you'll get a dozen different answers. >> stinky. >> garbage. >> animals. >> if you've ever had a dead mouse smells like that only bigger. >> basically, it smells like rotting meat. >> does it smell like roger goodell's armpits. >> yes. >> the reporter: but it's not entirely displeasing to everyone. >> it smells fine. >> the reporter: in fact, here at the zoo, co-workers refer to this as horticulturist harry leggette's baby. leggette has been waiting five years for this plant, native to indonesia, to bloom. >> it's the humidity, the
put sprinklers and hope for a bloom. he neck named the corpse flower, potionly. >> at it most pungent, what does it smell like. >> like a dumpster. >> the reporter: the 5-foot bloom attracted attention from around the world, making its unique scent oddly aimmediately to some. >> vanessa: you have a chance if you want to see the corpse flower before it willits. it blooms for 24 to 48 hours. the corpse flower typically blooms once every five to seven years. elizabeth hopkins. fox 25 news. >> vanessa: the dumpster flower. >> mark: i would like to try and go over there and just -- i'm curious. >> vanessa: see what all the buzz is i'm with you. the red sox are getting ready to play ball. >> mark: fall season starts this week and the team announced pitching for game one. the ace taking the mound coming up in sports. >> vanessa: a state trooper recovering tonight after being hit by a motorcycle after the patriots game.
record. >> mark: first, a high school football field completely trashed by a festival. the team forced to play somewhere else, because it's just not safe. why it may be a while before interviewer: what would you do with five minutes to kill and a smartphone? man: check the scores. woman 1 : uh, probably post a pic. woman 2: text a friend. interviewer: how about register to vote? man: really? galvin: you can. five minutes online and a massachusetts driver's license is all it takes to register so you can vote for our next president. go to register to vote m-a dot com. woman 2: done. i just registered. man: that
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leonard campanello's recent conduct ration the reason for letting him go, based on that letter, it appears the city is looking into communications campanello had with another woman on his work phone. the chief says, he's a victim of a witch hunt and was wrongfully terminated. >> the reasons given by the city for terminating the contract had nothing to do with original inquiry that we were conduct the. chief campanello cooperated fully with the city during this investigation. >> mark: and campanello tweeted his thanks to the saying, see you further on up the road, with the hashtag, head held high. >> vanessa: our other top stories at 6:30 p.m. police were forced to shoot and kill a man in lynn. the man was a suspect in a robbery at the nearby port hole restaurant. they say when they tried to search his apartment, the man came at them with a gun. lynn police have not released the man's name. this shooting now under investigation. >> mark: also tonight, the football field at lawrence high school is unusable tonight after a weekend festival left it
an absolute mess and it won't be easy to cleanup. >> vanessa: fox 25's jim morelli live in lawrence and the city was left holding the garbage bag on this one. >> the reporter: yeah. insult to injury, vanessa. first they had to provide the garbage bags because the trash was strewn all over the field. big question here is, why on earth did they have a festival at this field in the first place? look over here. the following items are prohibited. any synthetic field you'll see this, food, drinks, except water and i can tell sermentio was more than water on this field. it still smells of beer and by report, there were beer bottles here. regardless of why the city rented it out, the mayor tonight is furious. >> anybody that uses this has to leave it clean, it's part of the contract and that was the expectation. >> the reporter: well, to say the least, expectation not met. in the case of this weekend's brazilian festival, held on the turf field at lawrence high. left hyped for the city to clean -- behind for the city to
you see an orange flag, damage. >> we are shocked and dismayed at the level of uncleanliness they left it. the damage they made. we're going to make sure that they're held responsible. >> the reporter: of more immediate concern, getting the field back in shape so it can actually be used by student athletes. >> we have a beautiful facility that needs to be taken care of and it's not taken care of. >> the reporter: among those infewer yachted by the field's -- infuriated by the football field's he says his players shouldn't have to practice somewhere else this week, but that's exactly what they're doing, as workers continue to clean and disinfect the field. lawrence high students pretty disgusted too. >> that's like, my school and everything, so they should have taken care of it if we rented it out to them. >> they left a big mess, an ocean full of trash, it's terrible. >> the reporter: now you can see the tents over on the edge here
said that whoever owned those tents, better get them off or they would be confiscated. we talked with the owner of those tents, richard hassle of taylor rental center and party plus in haverhill. he tells us that contractually, the organizers of the event told them to come and pick the tents up today which is exactly what they did and they were just as disgusted to see that their tents were sitting among all this trash. question now is, who's the organizer of this event? we are told by the mayor, they are not from lawrence. live in lawrence, jim morelli, fo >> vanessa: the wilmington school committee will meet in the next few hours to discuss news that the superintendent, mary delie has been charged with oui. her arrest happened back in august, but the information is just now coming out. police and prosecutors are not saying much, but parents tell fox 25, they're upset it took so long to find out. just last month, the gym teacher in the district was arrested on domestic assault charges and the superintendent allowed him back on the job just days later. >> mark: an everett man accused of going on a dangerous drive is
tonight. police say his motorcycle hit a massachusetts state police captain working a detail after sunday's patriots game. fox 25's bob ward tells us the suspect in this case has a history of driving trouble. >> the reporter: 25-year-old jose perez rodriguez, arraigned in wrentham district court, facing a list of serious charges, including assault and battery with a dangerous weapon for a motorcycle crash near gillette stadium that left state police captain christopher wilcox with serious injuries, including a fractured skull. about 4:15 p.m. sunday, after the pats-bills game with perez rodriguez was revving his motorcycle in a parking lot and then in heavy traffic on route 1. when state police tried to talk to him, he allegedly took off, speeding, going southbound in the northbound side of route 1. this is where it all ended at this gate to gillette stadium. this is where police say perez rodriguez struck captain wilcox. a prosecutor says captain wilcox fractured his skull.
tried to help captain wilcox. >> i shook his legs a few times and said sir, are you ok, no response from him. there was a lot of blood on the ground from his head area. >> the reporter: jose perez rodriguez is facing nine charges, his attorney is trying to have the most serious dismissed, arguing this crash was not intentional. >> negligent driving, i can certainly understand that, your honor, but i don't see facts that suggest that he went right at the officer with the intention to try to or to try to scare him. >> the reporter: the suspect is ordered held on $10,000 cash bail. fox 25 obtained a copy of the suspect's driving record, we saw some speeding violations, a chargeable accident, and his license has been suspended. as for the state police captain, he is doing better, and expected to be home soon. in wrentham, bob ward, fox 25 news. >> mark: bad crash in dorchester, it happened at the intersection of moore land street and blue hill avenue this morning, rescue crews had to use
trapped in one of the cars. >> vanessa: a former casting agent who is behind bars in minnesota for sexually abusing his young clients is now in massachusetts. matthew phinney faced a judge on several charges including child rape. '80s story we first brought you back in august. fox 25's christine mccarthy was in court for the arraignment today. she joins us live. christine? >> the reporter: well, matthew phinney pleaded not guilty to charges, including child rape and two counts of indecent assault and battery on a person over 14. he entered the in fall river, shark he would, arriving from -- shackled, arriving from minnesota, where he's been imprisoned for sexually abusing two boys who were clients of his casting agent sill, walden entertainment. now this alleged victim is local, he was 14 when he says, phinney, a family member, sexual assaulted him while staying in their norton home in 2000. today in court, phinney maintained his innocence, pleading absolutely not guilty. his attorney requested that phinney be sent back to
that he can continue his treatment. a program for sexual offenders. >> we're looking forward to the trial date, as you know, the government has 120 days to actually bring him to trial. and we'll pick a trial date if december. in the interim, i'm hoping the judge will review the law and the interstate contact and allow him to go back to minnesota pending the trial. >> the reporter: the victim's mother, however is outraged and disappointed by this request. she said when she heard like it was a punch in the gut. she says that she and her son have been waiting four and a half years since he game forward to see this man go to trial and she feels the focus right now is on the defendant, his well-being and his comfort, not wanting to be simply here in the dartmouth house of correction. she said instead the focus should be on the victim, her son. live in fall river tonight, christine mccarthy, fox 25 news. >> mark: state police are trying to figure out what caused a deadly overnight accident on
southbound where it connects with route 24 in randolph. we're told the driver was killed when their car flipped over and over and ended up in the woods. no other cars were involved. >> vanessa: the search continues tonight for the person who opened fire outside of a landmark deadham ballroom. two men in their early 20's are still recovering in the hospital. fox 25 was outside mostly's on bridge street early saturday morning while police searched for evidence. it happened as the party was leaving the ballroom. the victims are from mattapan and dorchester. the f.a.a. investigating a crash hampshire, sky fox over the concord airport, where this single engine plane skidded off the runway this morning, weighing the pilot was coming -- while the pilot was coming in for a landing. a pilot and passenger were on board. the passenger suffered a minor leg injury. >> mark: sky fox over chinatown where there was a heavy response to an apartment building fire. the building on chauncey street is being renovated. it's believed an emergency generator likely sparked the flames. no one was hurt. >> vanessa: let's turn now to the weather.
shot on what was a warm day in boston. and all over the area. kevin keeping an eye on our forecast here at home, an kevin, you are also watching the trouble in the tropics. >> kevin: amazing storm. we'll need to talk about that in boston, you saw the beautiful picture, it is 59 degrees an easterly wind though, that's going to blow the clouds back in tonight. bless you over there. later on tonight and the potential for a drizzle or shower over here. there are the showers out there tonight. they've been drifting offer to the west and southwest, bay way from our area, and into central and warren had a thunderstorm earlier, nothing now. drifted off toward weare and it's just a shower. orange turner falls, i-91, away from us and moving away and southwest new hampshire, green field, teterboro, southward to greenville, lighter shower activity between manchester and concord. those will continue to drift to the west. a few others appear in eastern mats. minutes away the latest track and potential impacts on matthew in new england. >> mark: fox 25 investigates has learned another commuter rail
cheating on time cards. >> vanessa: it is the ninth worker terminated in the scandal first broken by fox 25 investigates last month. the rail worker was dismissed last week, the latest firing after the employees at the time engineering terminal in somerville will accused of using the id badges of their co-workers to clock them into work when they were at home or on time off. keolis has no idea how long the fraud has been going on, or even how much it has cost taxpayers. >> mark: new at 6: what may be one much boston's largest developments in years dubbed one charlestown. it would replace the bunker hill public housing community. the developer recently released the renderings of the project in addition to 3200 new apartments and condos, the mixed income development would include two new parks, underground parking panned space for stores. the planning -- boston planning and development agency is reviewing the proposal. city of boston is launching a stave driving competition, using a smart phone app.
traffic deaths. safest driver competition tracks five different behaviors, like speeding and how much you use your phone, and then, ranks users against one another. over the next two months, the highest scoring drivers will compete for $9,000 in prizes. >> vanessa: the local family who lost their daughter in a deadly earthquake in haiti six years ago was closely watching the tropics tonight. hurricane matthew is set to hit the orphanage they built in her honor. the way, woulders there
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>> vanessa: tonight, islands like jamaica and haiti are bracing for a direct hit from matthew. the category 4 storm is barreling through the caribbean. >> mark: this news is especially unsettling for a local family who spent years building an orphanage in haiti to honor their late daughter. >> vanessa: fox 25's stephanie coueignoux has been talking to workers at that orphanage where rain is falling. >> the reporter: as hurricane
management have activated their emergency plans for what could be devastating condition. >> we had a plan in place but never had to put it into action. it was sort of digging back into those plans. >> the reporter: bee light britt was build in honor of a massachusetts native, killed during the 2010 earthquake in haiti while she was on a mission's trip. six years later, many in haiti are still living intent cities. the orphanage is doing all they can ahead of the storm. they've already taken in 30 women and children from the 40 inches of rain expected, director jonathan lamar says his biggest concern is spreading the word about the powerful hurricane. i mean, people don't even know there's a hurricane coming. when you tell them, they go what, what do you mean? because there's no, you know, there's to system in place to alert them. i think the local cell provider sends a text message and says a hurricane is copping, but that didn't come until last night hat midnight. there's a lack of knowledge about, you know, the coming
windows, filling generators and gathering food and first aid kits. >> we'll re-up our preparations, knowing it's going to get worse during the day. >> the reporter: lamar says they're in a rural area with mountains, so their biggest concerns are flooding as well as mudslides, but because this is a very slow moving storm, they do have more time to prepare. in the newsroom, stephanie coueignoux, fox 25 news. >> mark: we want to give you an idea of how huge the storm really is. nasa just posted this video, cameras outside international space station captured this dramatic moments mart particular view of matthew as it through 250 miles over the massive storm. do we have that here? it's pretty daunting when you see it from above, trust me when i tell you and hopefully we'll have that for you tonight on the fox 25 news at 10 and 11. >> vanessa: this is a big one kevin. >> kevin: if you want to see that massive video, it's part of the story that we've written about the coming hurricane on our web site, so check that out, fox25boston.com, have it there for you, as well as my
you joined us for this. this is the latest on the storm, what it looks like from a satellite perspective, it's a massive looking storm coming through the caribbean right now. there's the eye of that storm and that's an intense-looking system. now, notice the slight northeast jog, we were noticing that this afternoon, i was talking to you starting at 4:00 p.m., pushing it right toward haiti. that puts jamaica, yes, you're going to get impact, some rain here, could get flooding, certainly a little bit of a storm surge, but now a tropical storm warning because of that slight eas makes all the difference to anyone in the path of this storm. so this is moving toward the do's, category 4, 140 miles per hour, expecting over 30 inches of rain on the western edge of haiti from this storm. there is mountainous terrain in haiti. any kind of rain, heavy rain, that flows right down the mountains into the villages and the city of port-au-prince and that causes incredible flooding. that's why the landslide possibility and a really dangerous situation for them.
category 4, by tomorrow afternoon, so if this storm doesn't get ripped apart by the mountainous terrain, it stays a data recorder gore 4, makes its way into the bahamas, weakening slightly, a category 3, but still, 120 miles per hour. it's going to blow most structures down, except for the most well built ones in the bahamas and places like nassau and freeport, where the big resorts are. so 120-mile-per-hour winds ripping through those areas on thsd this storm weakens and the computer projections are off, but this really is tightening up, has miami and the east coast of florida on the western flanges of the possible tracks. the easternmost side of things, up the coast, toward the carolinas a close pass to myrtle beach and wilmington on the center line. can't focus just on that the the projections still show the probability going to the west and east, equal probability, either way, this is out to sea,
south as savannah, georgia, or even into charleston, south carolina. i had people tweeting at me there, they're going to a wedding there and someone going to myrtle beach. going to be a problem. you need to pay attention to this forecast all week long. here's the spaghetti charts. we talk about these a lot. the computer models are in pretty good agreement, taking the storm on the path i just showed you and into the carolinas. it's call going to depend on this system and the jet stream dip that comes with it, and this system offshore. if they line up perfectly, it sets storm to roll right up into new england. we've seen it happen before. if the lineup doesn't happen perfectly though, we don't get much effect from this storm. so it could still go either way. still we're talking about sunday for the earliest likelihood of any wind or rain showing up here. you see that there. meanwhile, our weather, a couple showers around now and in the morning, some sunshine through much of the week, and of course by thursday, this thing is happening, that first game of the alds with the cleveland indians in cleveland, 69 degrees
>> vanessa: all right, kevin. tonight we know what ben affleck's new stand alone batman movie will be called. the title is simply the batman. the cambridge native is directing and starring in the movie and says the name could change but that's what he's going for at least for now. affleck's so called dream date with tom brady and matt day mornings it's getting even better. chris evans has been invited to join the group. they are teaming up to raise money for charity. fans can enter the boston with the guys. >> kevin: it's a storm of a whole different sort that's about to hit cleveland and that's the patriots team with tom brady under center. the day has come. week five is upon us. tom brady is back. what his teammates have to say about his return to the facility, coming up next in
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>> it is the day patriots fans have been waiting for, october 3rd, which means tom brady's suspension is over. week five is here, so the four time super bowl champion is back in command of his team. now the big question is whether or not he was here today. he was eligible to come back to the facility at midnight, but there still has been no visible proof that he's been here. though it is hard to believe that he has been not talking to
against the cleveland browns. earlier in the newscast, we shared his teammates' comments about not having seen him today. after yesterday's loss to buffalo, guys pumped up about brady coming back. >> any time one of your best players isn't there, there's something missing. we handled a lot of it well and it's going to be good to have him back. >> we're obviously thrilled to have him back. we know that type of player he's been. -- what type of player he's been for this team, what type of leader he's been for this team, but all that know, we still have a job to do. >> the reporter: here's a look at the schedule the next four weeks. it starts in cleveland, this sunday, tom brady's first day back under center, then the pats return home to face the bengals, october 16th. on the road for the 23rd against the steelers and then a rematch, a heated rematch against buffalo, the same bills that come to foxborough and won yesterday, 16-0. tom brady not the only one
from his four became recovery. he will be able to play against the cleveland browns. the start times for the first three games of the american league division series between the red sox and the cleveland indians. game one will be thursday at 8:00 p.m. game two, 4:30 p.m., on friday and game three will be sunday at 4:00 p.m. at fenway park. now the guys are going to get the start in game 1, rick porcello, a fantastic year, bo disappointment in 2015. not a huge playoff resume, despite the fact he went time to throw playoffs four times with the detroit tigers. this is the first time rick has started a game one in the post-season. certainly a cy young candidate for sure. let's turn to high school football. it's week five of the high school football season too and we have five games for you to vote for for this weeks's fox 8 live game day, game of the week. franklin and king phillip, norton and medfield, sciate and hanover, dartmouth and bridgewater, raynham, wellesley
candidates, get to your computer, start voting. the polls stay open until 11:00 p.m. this thursday. i'll unveil the winner on fox 25 at 11:00 p.m. that night. the page has been turned to the next chapter. in many people's eyes, the real season begin and for the patriots, they start a 12 game campaign with a 3-1 record atop the afc east. reporting live from gillette stadium, tom leyden, fox 25 sports. >> mark: i do think we would all take 3-1 at this point, if you looked ck >> vanessa: absolutely. >> mark: you would say that's great, bring brady back in an we're ready to go and take this all the way down to houston. >> kevin: i couldn't be more excite #-d for this to happen. seven-day forecast, potential for rain by the end of the weekend, but only if matthew gets involved. the latest track of the storm coming through the caribbean. sun in our forecast. we'll see you at 10:00 p.m. >> mark: and 11. >> vanessa: take care. see interviewer: what would you do with five minutes to kill and a smartphone? man: check the scores.
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